Noteworthy

6/26/15

Noteworthy Newsletter - June 4, 2015

Faculty and staff accomplishments, artistic endeavors and scholarly activity more

Pioneering teledentistry project lands $250,000 grant
6/9/15

Pioneering teledentistry project lands $250,000 grant

The Pacific Center for Special Care at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry was awarded $250,920 from the DentaQuest Foundation to support the expansion of the Virtual Dental Home (VDH) system for oral health care. more

Digital Coptic project wins $190,000 NEH grant
5/27/15

Digital Coptic project wins $190,000 NEH grant

Associate Professor Caroline T. Schroeder has been awarded a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a project to digitize Coptic texts and make them available to scholars. more

5/18/15

Stockton, Sacramento and Lodi students win prestigious summer research awards

Four University of the Pacific undergraduates have been awarded prestigious summer fellowships that will take them from Princeton and MIT to Tokyo.  more

5/6/15

Noteworthy - May 2015

A digest of faculty and staff accomplishments and scholarly activity more

English and Ethnic Studies Professor Xiaojing Zhou receives Pacific's 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award
4/28/15

English and Ethnic Studies Professor Xiaojing Zhou receives Pacific's 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award

Zhou was selected for her research achievements in literature and for her innovative teaching and mentoring of students  more

4/19/15

Schools must track academic progress of homeless students, researchers argue

Schools must track the academic progress of homeless students with as much care as they track special education, Title I and English language learner students, according to researchers at University of the Pacific. more

4/19/15

Getting foster youth through college will take structured support, study concludes

The college graduation rate for students who have lived in foster care is 3 percent, among the lowest of any demographic group in the country. And this rate is unlikely to improve unless community colleges institute formal programs to assist foster youth both financially and academically. more